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Investigating studentsí expectations and experiences on assessment support and feedback: A cross-disciplinary perspective


Borrowman, L and Yang, L, Investigating students' expectations and experiences on assessment support and feedback: A cross-disciplinary perspective, Learning and Teaching Conference on Educational Innovation for Employment, 2 June 2016, Monash University, pp. 21. (2016) [Conference Extract]

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This work has three distinct areas that is being examined; 1) What effect does preuniversity experience have on the expectations of University 2) What is the gap between the academics that teach these first year students and the expectations that the students have of the institutions 3) What is the gap between expectations and experience. The work is focused on new entrances to University. This research has three surveys run as part of this research, in orientation week with students and then in week 12, plus with academics that have taught first year students in the last three years.

So far we have done the first survey, collection 750 responses and in the process of surveying academics. This is across different discipline to see if this is a factor. The research is aimed at identifying areas that need improvement in the transition phase of a studentís life and current expectations in Malaysia.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:higher education, university transition, assessment, feedback, cross-discipline
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education Systems
Research Field:Higher Education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other Education and Training
Objective Field:Education and Training not elsewhere classified
Author:Yang, L (Dr Lin Yang)
ID Code:124068
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Deposited On:2018-02-07
Last Modified:2018-03-22

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